Available patchwork technique for tailoringenvelope bag will please both the venerable craftsmen, who have mastered this style perfectly, and beginners who want to master the trend in our time, expand their sewing knowledge. The patchwork style is familiar to many only by hearsay, but almost everyone saw it. This is simply patchwork, familiar from the contents of grandmother's chests or village cottages. This technique is familiar to many continents. Especially beloved in times of poor, patchwork got its second birth in our time, when the desire to be stylish means to be non-standard. The most beloved female accessory is a bag,decorated with a pattern in this original style, will always attract attention. Here is an interesting specimen, namely an envelope bag, which can be obtained from scraps using imagination and patience. What is needed for the process Naturally, the color scheme should suit the future hostess, but in this case, a set of fabrics is offered:
- patchwork patterns;
- square shreds;
- silk smooth and printed blocks, having the size of sides of 12.5 centimeters;
- the back fabric having a width of 25 cm;
- Flap in the form of a square, the side of which is 25 centimeters for padding;
- a square flap of the lining, 25 centimeters wide;
- A square flap of cloth, whose sides width is 5 centimeters and which is cut out along an oblique line;
- 130 centimeters of the middle cord (future pen);
- A narrow ribbon or a thin lace (buttonhole);
- beautiful and spectacular button;
- sewing thread, matched to the tone of the edges;
- embroidery threads and matching needles.
When studying the diagrams, it should be remembered that the allowanceshere are not taken into account. The available patchwork technique when sewing an envelope bag involves studying the circuits and working with a separate unit. Block diagram "Log house" In order to assemble this block in the formsquare, you need to follow the above scheme. The middle part of the block can use fabrics of lighter tones. Light elements are shaded with silk, but dark ones are smooth. The figure shows how to connect the blocks. The next stage will be the folding of the block made with the use of the patchwork technique, cushioning fabric and the back, followed by quilting with hands or a sewing machine. It should be remembered that when using silk, it is not preliminarily pierced, in order to avoid tarnishing. If instead of silk used in the work of satin fabric, then the bag-envelope will not be afraid of washing. Next, the handle and the eyelet are sewn to the received block. The next step is shown in the photo below. The sides of the block and the pads are folded and fastened with sewing pins. After that on the perimeter of the side it is necessary to stitch the machine. Do not forget that at the line you need to leave a small hole so that the envelope bag can be turned to the front side. The following photo shows how to cut the sides of the product from the wrong side of the corners in order for the bag to have a conceived shape. Do this procedure carefully, to avoid damage to the bag. After that, the product needs to be turned out and, using a hidden seam, sew the hole. Next, put the bag down with the lining side and, grabbing only the lining fabric, sew the lower corners, as shown in the photo below. The square that has remained is folded into a triangle inward by the front part. The corners are cut in the same way, the hole is left and the procedure described above is repeated. The bag-envelope is ready, it remains only to sew a button! Now forward - to conquer the world!